Attorney General Loretta Lynch has asked that the White House withdraw her name from consideration as a nominee for the Supreme Court.
Here’s the statement sent out by a DOJ spokesperson:
DOJ spokeswoman says @LorettaLynch has asked not to be considered for Supreme Court nomination. pic.twitter.com/cGtDBOefb6
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) March 8, 2016
Lynch was asked about the possibility during a Fox News interview last week and said she’s very happy with her current position.
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